Pineapple Prawn Curry

Pineapple perfectly balances the heat of this curry. Add any of your favorite vegetables to make it your own.

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Ingredients

  • 1½ cup (400 ml) coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger root
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 2 cups (400 g) pineapple, peeled, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 7 ounces (200 g) shell on shrimp
  • 2 cups (200 g) frozen peas, thawed
  • ⅔ cup (100 g) green onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 4 Tablespoons water
  • 1½ cup (300 g) basmati rice, cooked

Directions

  1. Place coconut milk, ginger, garlic, pineapple, garam masala, and curry powder into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1 or the Puree setting. Start the machine, slowly increase to its highest speed, and blend for 45 seconds; or start the machine and allow the Puree program to complete.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over high heat and add the shrimp. Cook shrimp three-quarters of the way through, and add the peas, spring onions, and blended sauce mixture. Bring to a simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Combine cornstarch with water and stir into the sauce.
  5. Simmer an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Serve over basmati rice.